Dr Rani Ramachandran

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Chercheuse scientifique- Automatisation et Robotique - Technologies Alimentaires

Énoncés de recherches/projets

Système alimentaire durable avec valorisation, optimisation des processus, simulation, modélisation numérique, jumeau numérique, validation, robotique et automatisation des processus post-récolte assistée par des capteurs intelligents, des techniques non destructives et l’intelligence artificielle.

Activités professionnelles / intérêts

Recherche et développement dans les systèmes alimentaires durables;

Découvrez et recherchez de nouvelles questions de recherche dans les technologies alimentaires, la modélisation numérique et la simulation de la transformation des aliments et des bioprocédés, le jumeau numérique, la robotique et l’automatisation.

Réviseur de revues internationales : Food Science and Technology, Biosystems Engineering, Food and Bioprocess Technology, European Food Research and Technology, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Desalination and Water Treatment

Prix et études

Doctorat en génie des biosystèmes 2018 - Université du Manitoba

Prix et distinctions

2018-2019 - Prix de Thèse distinguée, Université du Manitoba
2018-2019 - Prix de thèse d’études supérieures de la Société canadienne de bioingénierie (Ph.D.)
2018-2019 - Bourse postdoctorale MITACS Accelerate
2017-2018 - Bourse de doctorat MITACS Accelerate
2016-2017 - Toporeck Edward R. bourse d’études supérieures en génie, Canada
2015 - International Graduate Scholarships University of Manitoba
2015-2017 - Bourse d’études supérieures de l’Université du Manitoba 
2013-2017 - Amélioration des bourses d’études supérieures des trois conseils 
2015 - Prix de la meilleure affiche (International Congress on Engineering and Food 2015, ICEF12), Québec, Canada
2014 - Entrance Scholarship for International Graduate Students University of Manitoba
2010-2012 - Médaille d’or du mérite universitaire (maîtrise en génie des procédés alimentaires)
2005-2009 - Médaille d’or du mérite académique (Baccalauréat en génie agricole)

Principales publications

 

  • Ramachandran R. P., (2024). Guest speaker – Digitization, Automationa, & Robotics for sustainable agri-food systems for THE FOOD CONFERENCE 2024- XXV National in Food Science and Technology & X International Conference in Innovation and Trends in Food Processing-Guanajuato, Mexico- 16 May-2024.  
  • Choo, K., Ramachandran, R.P., Nadimi, M. Sapinownyk, E., Koksel, F., & Paliwal. J.  (2024). Comparison of single-stage and gradual reduction milling on pulse flour quality. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11694-024-02568-w
  • Ramachandran R. P., V. Chelladurai, & C. Erkinbeav. (2022). Chapter 20-Smart Nano-Biosensors in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Applications. In Micro and Nano Technologies, Food, Medical, and Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials, Elsevier, Pages 527-542. doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-822858-6.00019-4
  • Malhotra, S., Chaudhry M. M. A, Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal J., (2023). Development of Safe Storage Guidelines for Kabuli Chickpeas. Journal of Stored Product Research. 100, 102067, doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2022.10206.
  • Choo, K., Ramachandran R. P., Sopiwnyk, E., & Paliwal, J. (2022). Effects of seed moisture conditioning and mechanical scouring pre-treatments on roller milled green lentil (Lens culinaris) and chickpea (Cicer arietinum) flours. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 15: 1311-1326. 
  • Ramachandran R. P., Erkinbaev, C., Thakur, S., & Paliwal, J. (2021) Three dimensional characterization of micronized Soybean Using X-Ray Microcomputed Tomography. Food and Bioproduct Processing, 127: 388-397. 
  • Diaz-Contreras, L. M., Ramachandran R. P. & Paliwal, J. (2021) Effects of post-harvest conditions on sorption isotherms of soybeans, Transactions of the ASABE. 64(3): 1027-1037.
  • Brar, N. K., Ramachandran R. P., Cenkowski, S. & Paliwal, J. (2021). Effect of superheated steam and hot air processing on functional and nutritional properties of yellow peas. Food and Bioprocessing Technology, 14:1684–1699.
  • Ramachandran R. P., Cenkowski, S. & Paliwal, J. (2020) Thermo-physical characterization of Kraft lignin mixed with bio-plasticizers- a valorization approach, Transaction of ASABE. 63(5): 1193-1206, doi: 10.13031/trans.13720) @2020.
  • Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal, J. & Cenkowski, S. (2019) Computational modelling of superheated steam drying of compacted distillers’ spent grain pellet coated with solubles. Food and Bioproducts Processing. 116, 63-77, doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2019.04.011.
  • Erkinbaev, C.1, Ramachandran R. P.1, Cenkowski, S., & Paliwal, J. (2019) A comparative study on the effect of superheated steam and hot air drying on microstructure of distillers’ spent grain pellets using X-ray Micro-computed Tomography. Journal of Food Engineering, 241, 127-135, DOI: org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2018.08.004. [1 These two authors contributed equally].
  • Ramachandran R. P., Akbarzadeh, M., Paliwal, J., & Cenkowski, S. (2018) Computational fluid dynamics in drying process modelling - a technical review. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 11(2), 271-292, DOI: org/10.1007/s11947-017-2040-y.
  • Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal, J., & Cenkowski, S. (2018). Modeling of effective moisture diffusivity and activation energy of distillers’ spent grain pellets with distillers’ solubles during superheated steam drying. Biomass and Bioenergy 116: 39-48, doi: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.06.004.
  • Ramachandran R. P., Akbarzadeh, M., Paliwal, J., & Cenkowski, S. (2017) Three-dimensional CFD modelling of superheated steam drying of a single distillers’ spent grain pellet. Journal of Food Engineering, 212, 121-135, DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2017.05.025.
  • Ramachandran, R. P., Bourassa J., Paliwal, J. & Cenkowski, S. (2017) Effect of temperature and velocity of superheated steam on initial condensation of distillers’ spent grain pellets during drying. Drying Technology 35(2): 182-192, DOI: 10.1080/07373937.2016.1166123.
  • Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal, J. & Cenkowski, S. (2017) Thermo-physical properties of distillers’ spent grain pellets at different moisture content and condensed distillers’ soluble concentrations. Food and Bioprocess Technology 10: 175-185, DOI: 10.1007/s11947-016-1807-x.
  • Bourassa, J., Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal, J., and Cenkowski, S. (2015) Drying characteristics and moisture diffusivity distillers’ spent grains dried in superheated steam. Drying Technology 33(15-16):2012-2018, DOI: 10.1080/07373937.2015.1040883.
  • Bourassa, J. Ramachandran R. P., Paliwal, J. & Cenkowski, S. (2015) Initial Condensation during superheated steam drying and the effect of orientation of DSG Pellets during the Drying Process. Paper No. CSBE15-054: CSBE/SCGAB 2015 Annual Conference Delta Edmonton South Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta 5-8 July 2015.
  • Ramachandran R. P., V. Chelladurai, D.S. Jayas, N.D.G. White, and C.V. Kavitha-Abirami. (2013) Storage studies on pinto beans under different moisture contents and temperature regimes. Journal of Stored Product Research. 52: 78-85, DOI:org/10.1016/j.jspr.2012.11.003.